RIP Cubicle: Inside The Innovative New Office Designs That Will Change The Way We Work For decades, the image of the American office was a grim one. Endless rows of cubicles; harsh, humming, fluorescent lighting; stiff task chairs that make your back ache just looking at them. Recently, though, there’s been a shift, with employers injecting best practices from the wellness industry into the workplace and seeing productivity skyrocket. advertisement advertisement Rachel Gutter, president of the International WELL Building Institute, has made it her mission to make wellness a central component of any office. Think of IWBI as a LEED rating for wellness, with buildings and offices awarded designations based on how they integrate employee wellness into the workplace. On this episode of Productivity Confidential, we sat down with Gutter to talk about why focusing on wellness can be the key to unlocking a company’s potential. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PODCAST: … [Read more...] about Productivity Confidential: Beyond The Cubicle – Design Thinking For The Office (podcast)
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About 15-20 kg of onions, whose prices have skyrocketed, were allegedly stolen from a woman vendor's pushcart with the act caught on camera, police said on Saturday.The incident happened on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, and the woman found the onions missing from her pushcart on Friday morning, police said.However, no case was registered as the woman did not file any complaint, Chikkadpally Police Station Inspector P Shiva Shankar Rao said.Close A CCTV footage showed an unidentified man parking his two-wheeler and then opening the gunny bag covers kept on the pushcart and later putting the onions from a basket into his bag and later driving away.LIVE NOW... Video series on How to Double Your Monthly Income... where Rahul Shah, Ex-Swiss Investment Banker and one of India's leading experts on wealth building, reveals his secret strategies for the first time ever. Register here to watch it for FREE. … [Read more...] about 15-20 kg onions stolen from woman vendor’s pushcart in Hyderabad
What age should kids get phones? – Yuvi, age 10, Dayton, Ohio If it seems like all your friends have smartphones, you may be on to something. A new report by Common Sense Media, a nonprofit that reports on technology and media for children, found that by the age of 11, more than half of kids in the U.S. have their own smartphone. By age 12, more than two-thirds do, and by 14, teens are just as likely as adults to own a smartphone. Some kids start much younger. Nearly 20% of 8-year-olds have their own smartphone! advertisement advertisement So, what’s the right age for you? Well, I study the effects of media and technology on kids, and I’m here to say that there is no single right answer to this question. The best I can offer is this: When both you and your parents feel the time is right. How to talk to your parents about a smartphone Here are some points to consider to help you and your parents make this decision. Responsibility: Have you shown that you are … [Read more...] about When should your child get a smartphone?
In a bid to build a robust EV charging infrastructure, state-run Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on December 14 inaugurated the first electric vehicle public charging station in south Delhi.The inauguration coincides with the National Energy Conservation Day being celebrated across the country, EESL said in a statement.The charging station has been installed in the SDMC parking area of Greater Kailash-1 N Block market.Close EESL has installed the charging station after the signing an agreement with SDMC. This is the first of the 75 charging stations to be installed across SDMC areas as per the agreement.LIVE NOW... Video series on How to Double Your Monthly Income... where Rahul Shah, Ex-Swiss Investment Banker and one of India's leading experts on wealth building, reveals his secret strategies for the first time ever. Register here to watch it for FREE. … [Read more...] about EESL commissions first EV charging station in south Delhi under pact with SDMC